| The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), a national organization representing approximately 2,800 local health departments (LHDs) nationwide, has an immediate opening for full-time Senior Program Analyst, HIV Prevention and Care. |
The Senior Program Analyst is responsible for managing, implementing, and promoting project activities; identifying and responding to member needs; and assessing policies and programs. The Senior Program Analyst is considered a senior content expert. This position may supervise the work of Program Analysts and administrative support staff.
Senior Program Analysts typically report to a Director or Senior Director. Work at this level requires substantial knowledge in the designated area, with both the conceptual understanding and sufficient professional experience to work on complex assignments with minimal supervision. Senior Program Analysts require proven analytical, research, and project management capabilities, as well as the ability to work on projects of a highly confidential and sensitive nature and interface with the highest level of internal and external stakeholders.
Program Specific Information
The Senior Program Analyst for HIV Prevention and Care is a member of the HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis team. NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis program aims to strengthen the capacity of local health departments to prevent, control, and manage HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis by providing technical and capacity building assistance, developing and disseminating tools and resources, and facilitating information exchange, peer engagement, and learning. The program contributes to NACCHO’s overall mission to be a leader, partner, catalyst, and voice for local health departments and supports NACCHO’s work to advocate on behalf of local health departments with federal policymakers for adequate resources, appropriate public health legislation, and sensible policies to address the myriad of challenges facing communities.
The Senior Program Analyst will play an essential role in supporting NACCHO’s HIV portfolio. The Senior Program Analyst will primarily focus on deliverables related to NACCHO’s cooperative agreement with the CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, which aims to build local health department capacity and leadership to prevent HIV infection and improve HIV-related health outcomes in an era of high impact prevention and health systems transformation. Additionally, the Senior Program Analyst will work closely with other members of the HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis team to support related programmatic activities, such as the Southern Initiative, which is supported by the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund, and administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Division of Metropolitan HIV/AIDS Programs.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge and technical expertise in HIV prevention and care, prior experience working in the area of HIV, and experience or expertise related to governmental public health, public health policy, the provision of technical and capacity building assistance, partnership development, and project management.
POSITION SPECIFIC DUTIES
• Uses skills, experiences, and content knowledge to develop, plan, implement, monitor, evaluate, and promote programmatic work and ensures completion of program deliverables. • Supervises or oversees programmatic staff supporting the completion of program deliverables. • Supports the development of programmatic reports by developing content, analyzing data, and synthesizing project activities. • Contributes to long-term project and strategic planning. • Supports the identification of and application for additional funding to support designated area of work. • Supports project budget development and management in accordance with project work plans. • Maintains situational awareness of research, policies, and practices relevant to designated area of work. • Collaborates with other staff, NACCHO members, and external partners in developing internal and external publications, including peer-reviewed journal articles, educational materials and other public health tools, project summaries, and research briefs. • Develops presentations to share project findings at professional and public meetings and conferences. • Provides technical and capacity building assistance to local health departments and other partners and stakeholders at the local, state, national, and federal levels. • Develops, coordinates, and implements trainings, facilitated meetings, and events for local health departments and other partners and stakeholders at the local, state, national, and federal levels. • Facilitates development of policy statements and organizational responses to federal actions. • Serves as a liaison to NACCHO members and partners and communicates regularly with these groups regarding funding opportunities, conferences and trainings, and other information related to their designated area of work. • Represents NACCHO at external meetings and conferences related to their designated area of work. • Assists the Director or Senior Director in other matters, as assigned.